The battle for Germany's leading producer-distributor intensified over the weekend as the management of Constantin Film voted to take defensive action against a takeover by Swiss shareholder…
Kristin Scott Thomas and Romain Duris will star in the $25 million "Arsene Lupin," an actioner based on the adventures of French literature's most famous gentleman-thief.
Specialty distribution boutique New Yorker Films has acquired U.S. theatrical and video/DVD rights to "My Architect," filmmaker Nathaniel Kahn's personal docu feature about the enigmatic life and…
John Woo is taking his action expertise to another arena: videogames. The director and producing partner Terence Chang have launched Tiger Hill Entertainment, a new venture that will allow the duo to…
Universal Pictures has upped a pair of execs. Michael Moses will take the helm of U's publicity department as exec VP, while production exec Holly Bario is getting a title bump to senior VP.
Screenwriter Philip Levens has been hired to pen a new version of the feature adaptation of DC Comics' "Wonder Woman" for producer Joel Silver, Leonard Goldberg and Warner Bros. Pictures.
Whoopi Goldberg and Cheech Marin have rejoined the voice cast from the original "The Lion King" for Disney's second animated DVD premiere sequel, "The Lion King 1½: Hakuna Matata," which will be…
Piracy is the new terrorism. That was the unavoidable upshot of two all-media screenings for Warner Bros.' "The Matrix Reloaded" that featured every protective measure but duct tape.
The Tribeca Film Festival wrapped its 10-day-long second edition Sunday by honoring Li Yang's tale of Chinese mine workers, "Blind Shaft." The narrative feature winner was a Hong Kong-China-Germany…
MGM and Danjaq have extended their lucrative James Bond vidgame license with publisher Electronic Arts through 2010 in a deal covering all of Ian Fleming's original books, the 20 films so far and any…
Indie production company Cinema Revival, headed by producer David W. Johnson and writer-director Scott William Alvarez, has optioned the feature film rights to Patricia Anthony's six published…